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48 | April 12, 2018 | The frankfort station sports frankfortstation.com This Week In... Griffins Varsity Athletics Girls badminton ■April ■ 12 – at Bolingbrook, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 14 – at T.F. South Varsity Red Invite ■April ■ 16 – hosts Joliet West, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 17 – at Lockport, 4:30 p.m. Boys tennis ■April ■ 12 – hosts Thornwood, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 14 – at Geneva Boys Tennis Invite, 9 a.m. ■April ■ 16 – at Metea Valley, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 17 – hosts Sandburg, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 19 – hosts Homewood-Flossmoor, 4:30 p.m. Girls soccer ■April ■ 12 – at PepsiCo Showdown, TBA ■April ■ 14 – at PepsiCo Showdown, TBA ■April ■ 17 – hosts H-F vs LWW, LWC vs LWE C4C Soccer Games, 4:30 p.m. Girls water polo ■April ■ 12 – at Lockport, 5 p.m. ■April ■ 13 – at Prospect Palatine Invite, 5:20 p.m. ■April ■ 14 – at Palatine Invite vs. Conant, 8:50 a.m. ■A[ril ■ 14 – at Palatine Invite vs. St. Charles North, 11:20 a.m. ■April ■ 17 – hosts Homewood-Flossmoor, 5 p.m. Boys water polo ■April ■ 12 – hosts Lockport, 5 p.m. ■April ■ 17 – at Homewood- Flossmoor, 5 p.m. Boys volleyball ■April ■ 12 – hosts Joliet Catholic Academy, 5:30 p.m. ■April ■ 17 – at Hinsdale Central, 5:30 p.m. ■April ■ 19 – hosts Stagg, 5:30 p.m. Girls track and field ■April ■ 13 – at Raider Invite, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 18 – hosts SWSC LINCOLN-WAY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER ATHLETIC CAMPS Triangular - Bolingbrook/ Lockport, 4:30 p.m. Boys track and field ■April ■ 14 – at ABC Meet vs. Ottawa, 11 a.m. ■April ■ 17 – at Thornridge/ Bradley, 4:30 p.m. Boys baseball ■April ■ 13 – hosts Homewood-Flossmoor, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 14 – hosts Hindale South, 1 p.m. ■April ■ 16 – at Michigan City, Ind., 7:30 p.m. ■April ■ 18 – hosts Providence Catholic, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 19 – at Lockport, 4:30 p.m. Girls softball ■April ■ 13 – at Lockport, 4:30 pm. ■April ■ 14 – hosts Mormal Community, 11 a.m. ■April ■ 17 – hosts Plainfield Central, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 18 – at Nazareth Academy, 4:30 p.m. ■April ■ 19 – hosts Sandburg, 4:30 p.m. 2 0 1 8 Register today by visiting Iwc.8to18.com Athletic Department Office: 815.462.2320 GO KNIGHTS... THE RED & BLACK An exceptional experience for campers of all ages and skill levels. East student to run cross country and track country at Augustana Submitted by Augustana College Katie DeJulius, a standout athlete from Lincoln-Way East High School, has announced that she’ll be attending Augustana this fall and plans on being a member of coach David Thompson’s Viking track and field and cross country teams. A four-year letter winner in Coach Wendy Hegarty’s cross country program at Lincoln-Way East, DeJulius ran a personal three-mile best of 18:57.0 at the 2015 IHSA Class 3A state championships. She was also an All- Southwest Suburban Conference honoree that season. DeJulius also earned four Softball LWE 3, Joliet West 1 Allison Jaquith was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Lexi Krause was 2 for 4, Paige Geraghty was 2 for 4 with one RBI and Danielle Drogemuller had 13 strikeouts during the March 30 game. Baseball LWE 8, Oak Forest 0 Brandon Laux was the winning pitcher (1-0) with five innings pitched and two hits, Ethan Lambrigger earned the save in relief and Joey Selvaggio, Jacob Slager, Jake Tencza, Zach Jurgens led the offense March 30. Boys volleyball LWE finished third out of 24 teams at the Wheaton South Tournament Mike Herlihy was named all-tournament on March 31. high school highlights The rest of the week in high school sports Girls badminton LWE 13, Shepard 2 Megan Blaney and Haley Elmer had a great game at No. 4 doubles, with all doubles teams winning on April 2. Singles went 8-2 with strong wins from Elizabeth Tremblay at No. 7 and Paige Carlson at No. 10. LWE 15, Stagg Mackenzie Dockweiler and Madison Phillips had a big win at No. 3 doubles, along with No. 1 singles for Madeleine Tremblay, No. 8 singles for Megan Blaney, No.9 singles for Haley Elmer and No. 10 for Paige Carlson at the April 3 event. High School Highlights is compiled by Editor Nuria Mathog, nuria@frankfortstation.com letters in coach Brian Evans’ Griffin track & field program. She ran a personal-best :46.80 in the 300 hurdles at the 2016 Class 3A state championships, finishing 15th. She also competes in the 100 hurdles, where her best is :15.64; the 800, where she’s run 2:25.09 outdoors and 2:25.95 indoors; and the 400, where her PR of 1:02.80 came indoors. She’s also posted indoor hurdles bests of :09.40 at 55 meters and :10.26 at 60. DeJulius earned a varsity basketball letter at Lincoln- Way East as well. The daughter of Mark and Lori DeJulius of Frankfort, Katie is a member of National, Science, Latin, Pi Sigma Pi and Mu Alpha Theta honor societies. She is an Illinois State Scholar, an AP Scholar with honors and was an eight-semester member of the Lincoln-Way East high honor roll. She is planning on pursuing Augustana majors in biochemistry and data analytics. DeJulius will be joining Viking programs that have won twelve College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin outdoor track & field championships and seven CCIW cross county titles since 1988. 2018-19 will be Thompson’s fourth year as Augustana’s head coach in both track and field and cross country. Spring Rookie Program registration open Submitted by Attack Volleyball Club The Attack Volleyball Club is excited to announce that the 2018 Spring Rookie program registration is now open. Players from ages 6-14 are invited to participate in the six-week program, which is designed to cover all areas of volleyball, from serving and setting to hitting. Attack Volleyball Club's Rookie program helps prepare kids for recreational leagues, school teams and future club teams. The 2018 Spring Rookie Program runs from April 13 through May 18. For more information and to register, please visit www. attackvolleyballclub.net.

frankfortstation.com sports the frankfort station | April 12, 2018 | 49 BASEBALL Lockport Sectional loaded with area teams JEFF VORVA Contributing Editor Providence Catholic’s unprecedented baseball title reign ended last year when Sandburg knocked the Celtics off at the Class 4A Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional. The Celtics had a postseason 23-game winning streak snapped. They had won three consecutive state titles, which had never been done before in the history of the Illinois High School Association. If the Celtics want to win BASKETBALL CJB sixth graders win three tournaments STAFF REPORT The Cardinal Joseph Bernardin sixth grade boys basketball team won three tournaments this season en route to a 32-7 campaign. The Cardinals capped the season off by winning the South Suburban League championship. They also won the Ridge Park and Queen of Martyrs tournaments earlier in the season. another state title in 2018, they have a rough road, which includes many area teams standing in the way. The IHSA announced its assignments and the Celtics plus six other 22nd Century Media teams will duke it out in the 21-team Lockport Sectional. Lockport, Lincoln-Way East,Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way West, Sandburg and Andrew are also in the mix. Providence is the only area team that will lost a regional. Other teams in the sectional are Eisenhower, Marist, Bloom, Marian, Crete-Monee, Homewood- Flossmoor, Thornton, Joliet Central, Joliet West, Thornton Fractional South, Shepard, Stagg, Romeoville and Thornwood. In the April 2 edition of the Prep Baseball Report state rankings, six teams from the Lockport Sectional are in the top 25. Lincoln- Way East was ranked sixth, Andrew 13th, Lockport 14th, Sandburg 17th, Providence 22nd and Marist 25th. That means at least two of those teams will not win one of the four regional titles. In Class 3A, Tinley Park is in the 10-team sub-sectional of the Ottawa Sectional. The Titans are joined by Thornton Fractional North, Chicago Agricultural Science, Morgan Park, Hillcrest, Evergreen Park, Illiana Christian, Lemont, Bremen and Oak Forest. Seeds will be announced on May 8. The regionals begin May 21 and the state finals are June 8-9.-- Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s sixth-grade basketball team finished 32-7 and won three tournaments this season. Photo submitted Members of the team are Orland Park’s Alec Hickey, Josh Montalvo and Jack Nolan,Tinley Park’s Matt Cotter, Homer Glen’s Logan Stafford, Frankfort’s Aiden Cech and Corey Hansen, Chicago Heights’ Issac Krabbe and Christo Krabbe, Monee’s Chris McGrath and Crete’s Zach Rhein The coaches are Joe Hickey, Mario Montalvo and Russ Cech. SOFTBALL Lincoln-Way East player Alex Storako rounds the bases during a game against Lincoln-Way Central on March 29. 22nd century media file photo Local squads aiming for postseason success JEFF VORVA Contributing Editor Lincoln-Way East’s softball team dominated regional and sectional action en route to a second-place finish in Illinois High School Association Class 4A state tournament in 2017. East outscored Thornton Fractional South, Minooka, Joliet West and Lockport by a combined score of 26- 3. Will the Griffins be able to breeze in the early part of the postseason again? The other teams in the 19- team Joliet West Sectional will have something to say about that. The Griffins will join 22nd Century Media-area teams Lockport, Lincoln- Way Central, Lincoln-Way West and Andrew in that sectional. Others in the tournament are Bolingbrook, Bloom, Crete-Monee, Homewood- Flossmoor, Thornton, Joliet Central, Joliet West, Thornton Fractional South, Minooka, Plainfield Central, Plainfield East, Plainfield South, Romeoville and Thornwood. Sandburg is heading to a 19-team sectional that does not have a host yet. Other teams in that sectional are Morton, Eisenhower, Reavis, Curie, Kelly, Kennedy, Marist, Mother McAuley, Hinsdale South, Proviso West, Hinsdale Central, Lyons, Oak Lawn, Richards, Shepard, Stagg, Riverside- Brookfield and Argo. In Class 3A, Providence Catholic and Tinley Park are in a sub-sectional at the 20- team Ottawa Sectional. Other teams in the subsectional are Coal City, Hillcrest, Joliet Catholic Academy, LaSalle-Peru, Morris, Ottawa, Plano and Sandwich. Seeds will be announced on May 8. The regionals begin May 21 and the state finals are June 8-9.